Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 4, 2020

Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology reports

After raising their families in summer, males and females of some bird species spend their winter break apart. At the end of their journey to Central or South America, you might find mostly males in one habitat, and females in another.

Yet conservation strategies have typically overlooked the habitats needed by females, putting already-declining species in even more peril, according to a new study in the journal Biological Conservation.

Read about study at Study finds sex bias in bird conservation plans | Cornell Chronicle


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